New Adventures are Closer Than You Expect in Lisle

National Travel & Tourism Week is coming soon! Starting May 5 through May 11, National Travel & Tourism Week is a celebration of the travel community. The travel industry raises awareness about the necessity of travel for the United States. The continued success of industries associated with travel means a great deal to the economy and the personal experiences of many people. Many memories and special occasions happen during a vacation, holiday, or family trip, and May 5-11 is our reminder at how important travel is to our lives.

This year, consider trying something new in the Village of Lisle. A “staycation” in Lisle, IL is a budget-minded opportunity to get away from your everyday routine and experience a new place only miles away. Lisle has a vast selection of unique activities and sites to experience the Village of Lisle and everything it can offer. Feel away from home without the expense and find out about attractions you may never have even known existed, and support your local travel industry as well.tails on trail morton arboretum

Make sure to stay updated about all the fun events coming up during National Travel & Tourism Week and connect with the LCVB on our Facebook and Twitter, we will be posting every day from May 5 – 11. Follow us and see what we have planned next!

Staycation and Stay Entertained in Lisle, IL

The Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau (LCVB) can help you plan your staycation; our website has information on many of the attractions in Lisle, IL, and special offers and coupons as well. Hotels in the area, such as the DoubleTree by Hilton, Sheraton, and Hyatt have unique packages available on our site, and our staff can recommend to you places to see, things to do, and restaurants to try as well. There are many activities and events upcoming in Lisle, IL and each has its own charm for visitors and locals.

The Lisle French Market opens May 4, and is open every Saturday afterward until September 14, just in time for National Travel Week. Learn about local businesses at this event, shop their products, and experience a fun social event on the streets of Lisle, IL while enjoying your time away from home.

The Morton Arboretum is a hub of activity for Lisle, as one of the premier outdoor parks and gardens in the area. When the weather is warmer expect to be able to rent a bicycle and take in the gardens from a unique and speedy perspective, riding 9 miles along the numerous paths of the grounds.

Also, expect the “Tails on the Trails” event, starting May 4, at the Morton Arboretum where you can bring your favorite “doggo” or “pupper” to experience the Arboretum’s hospitality and beautiful gardens. You can always walk your dog, but it wouldn’t always be against the backdrop of the Morton Arboretum.

Visit the BU Sports Complex, home of the Eagles and take in the physical prowess of your local sports teams. After your staycation, come back to Lisle, IL and be a part of Opening Day on May 30 to support the DuPage Pistol Shrimp. At 3,000 seats in the BU Sports Complex, we would be happy to have you.

Where to Go, What to See in Lisle, IL

The Village of Lisle has over 20,000 residents, and various activities to entertain our citizens and keep their social calendars full. We have a variety of different businesses to try out for your entertainment, you will need more than a week to get through them all. Among some of the favorites in Lisle are:

  • The Room – an “escape room” style business, bring in your friends and solve puzzles in a race against time to find the key and earn bragging rights at having the fastest escape time.
  • ClaySpace – Get in touch with your inner artist and fashion something from your imagination by taking a class and fashioning your own ceramic treasure to bring home. Why buy a souvenir when you can make it?
  • North American Pizza Pizza & Culinary Academy – Create your own dinner with a pizza making class.
  • Pixel Blast – Retro gaming in a family-friendly setting for some electronic entertainment over multiple decades.
  • The Museums at Lisle Station Park – Learn about 19th Century Northern Illinois and its development from farming to transportation hub when the railroad was built.
  • Golf at River Bend Golf – a beautiful golf course and one of the best in Naperville. Afterward, grab a meal at Wheatstack, and use the coupon available on our site!

Take a deeper appreciation for Illinois and the surrounding suburbs by learning about what makes your neighboring villages so unique. During National Travel & Tourism week, opt for 30 minutes outside of Chicago and stay in Lisle, IL where you will find a lively, artistic community with multiple cultures and forms of entertainment to create many memories for you and your family. Contact the LCVB today for more information at 630-769-1000.